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Xi'an Banpo Museum

North of Banpo Village, Baqiao District, Xi'an 710038, China
+86 29 8351 2807
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North of Banpo Village, Baqiao District, Xi'an 710038, China
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I had no idea what to expect when we arrived. The gardens outside are beautiful. Flowering trees and other beautiful landscaping. Inside the museum, you are looking at the actual dig site! Their signs gave us a great review of the ancient history. On site...More

1  Thank HopeF
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Xian is such a fascinating area of archaeology. This area dates to 6000 years ago and has incredible relics on display. The main museum area has the remnants of Neolithic houses, skeletons, ceramic pots and evidence or early existence. The gallery contains many other fascinating...More

1  Thank markelshout
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This site is over 6,000 years old, and was found by chance in 1953. Archeologists have worked out where houses were and their shape. There are cooking areas and cooking utensils. Several skeletons have been revealed, buried with cooking utensils which were probably believed to...More

1  Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Our guide did a great job of explaining to us what the village would have looked like from the shapes seen in the archeological dig. It was remarkable to imagine how the homes were structured and how they may have lived/functioned inside. The relics in...More

Thank Seabird21
Reviewed 22 October 2017

a looked after prehistoric site that had lots of interesting items including beautiful pottery. We had an audio guide that explained various things that were numbered. i hadnt really thought about ancient china until we visited this museum. worth a visit.

Thank kathymb
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a prehistoric archaeological site so nothing exists above ground level. They help your imagination with a number of conjectured panoramas and pictures of the period. Lovely setting for the museum and an interesting local art and craft exhibition nearby.

1  Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This seems to be an attraction that only receives visitors because it's enroute to the Terracotta Army, which is a shame really because it tells the history of China dating back to some 6,000 years. But the exhibition area needs an update - it all...More

Thank Purplefrog40
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Banpo culture existed 6700 years ago, and this place the part of the oldest chinese history! You will see the real "china" they made 6700 years ago! This is just amazing!!! At this place you will feel the ancient time of China.

Thank Bobbyaisss
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This museum gives a strong historical context. It's an easy to navigate museum. It is good for individuals and families alike to walk through. The Banpo Museum shows the craftsmanship and resourcefulness of the indigenous people. Great!

Thank highfivesix
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Saw a lot of old bones, lol. Dig sites but very dark in there. Alot of people. No one to guide you through.

Thank stephenwilliams99
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